Quotations on Students

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I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Negative, Actions, Students, Teachers)

Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men.
- Herbert Baxter Adams
(Keywords: Men, Work, Ambition, Class, Motive, Spirit, Students, Will)

You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students - I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Accidents, Result, Students, Teaching, Years)

Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness.
- Woody Allen
(Keywords: Oneness, Students, Will)

I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them.
- Dorothy Allison
(Keywords: Love, People, Responsibility, Right, Students, Will)

I talk about acting to students making the transition from high school to UCLA. Kids going into this profession really need to know the reality of it.
- Loni Anderson
(Keywords: Acting, Kids, Profession, Reality, School, Students, Talk)

Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
- Bob Beauprez
(Keywords: Education, Commitment, Expectations, Parents, Students, Teachers)

I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.
- Felix Bloch
(Keywords: Time, Students, Will, Wishes, Years, Youth)

Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it.
- Allan Bloom
(Keywords: Now, Students, University)

More time on paperwork means less time spent with students or preparing lessons for students. It is as simple as that. The numerous reforms in the bill will go a long way to free our time of special educators.
- Christopher Bond
(Keywords: Time, Students, Will)

I hope that the institution will succeed in maximizing students' potential in the same way. I will give all of my stock to this institution. It will own the Bose Corporation and be funded by the Bose Corporation.
- Amar Bose
(Keywords: Hope, Potential, Students, Succeed, Will)

Neither, I must say with all due respect, is it the power of teachers and students. Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors, of all beliefs, of all national origins.
- Harry Bridges
(Keywords: Power, People, Beliefs, Colors, Respect, Students, Teachers)

It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
- Jacob Bronowski
(Keywords: Irreverence, Question, Students, Worship)

Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls.
- Louise Brown
(Keywords: Women, Boys, Gender, Girls, Sexuality, Students, University)

To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Awards, President, states, Students, United)

Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
- Jeb Bush
(Keywords: Quality, Difference, Students, Teachers)

Poorer students take out larger loans and will have to contribute more to the cost of higher education.
- Anne Campbell
(Keywords: Education, Students, Will)

Ending up-front fees should make it far easier for all students to go to university as they will no longer have to pay up to /1,125 out of their loans at the start of each year. Student loans will also rise to meet average living costs.
- Anne Campbell
(Keywords: Ending, Living, Students, University, Will)

The number of students participating in A.P. has more than doubled in 10 years, and today almost 15,000 U.S. schools offer A.P. courses.
- Gaston Caperton
(Keywords: Schools, Students, Today, Years)

Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Inspiration, Example, School, State, Students, University)

The teachers were focused on helping these students. The students benefited from hands-on teaching and a faculty who cared about them and their success in life and soon the students began to believe in themselves and the reality that they could make something of their lives.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Life, Success, Reality, Students, Teachers, Teaching)

Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Dream, Goal, Being, First, Meeting, State, Students, Teachers, University, Will)

With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware, recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout the world and new master's and doctoral programs, Delaware State University will continue to grow and attract even more qualified students.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: State, Students, University, Will, World)

Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University and the students who attend it.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: State, Students, University)

By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
- John Ciardi
(Keywords: College, Interest, Students, University)

Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies.
- John Clayton
(Keywords: Faith, Science, God, Enemies, Parents, Students, Years)

Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards.
- James S. Coleman
(Keywords: Schools, Students, Teaching)

America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive.
- Norm Coleman
(Keywords: America, Economy, Interest, Schools, Students, World)

Train service is particularly vital for the students and employees of Southern Illinois University.
- Jerry Costello
(Keywords: Employees, Service, Students, University)

Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time.
- Robertson Davies
(Keywords: Time, Old, Pretty, Students, Today)

The students that, like the wild animal being prepared for its tricks in the circus called "life", expects only training as sketched above, will be severely disappointed: by his standards he will learn next to nothing.
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Keywords: Being, Nothing, Students, Training, Will)

Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students.
- Christopher Dodd
(Keywords: Education, Possibility, Students, Tools)

I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions.
- Alan Dundes
(Keywords: Family, Knowledge, Class, Religious, Students, Traditions)

Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years, this has been a completely local talent development. But people have started to come now from Chicago, we have a number of students from Chicago and different places of the country and even in the world.
- Katherine Dunham
(Keywords: Talent, People, Development, Chicago, Country, Now, Students, Teachers, World, Years)

And what we were trying to offer every day was one-on-one attention. The goal was to have a one-to-one ratio with every one of these students.
- Dave Eggers
(Keywords: Goal, Attention, Day, Students, Trying)

You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.
- Dave Eggers
(Keywords: Time, Compassion, Listening, Open, Parents, Questions, Schools, Students, Teachers)

Our students learn more in 30 days than one could learn in 30 years without our training. To really maximize your potential as an umpire, you need to get a solid foundation as soon as you can.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Potential, Students, Training, Umpire, Years)

During the final two weeks of training, our students work simulated game situations in which our staff members role-play as players, managers, and coaches. They are given immediate feedback following each camp game.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Work, Coaches, Managers, Students, Training)

American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France.
- Suzanne Fields
(Keywords: Science, American, Countries, France, Reading, School, Students, Teenagers)

Anyone can use these sites - companies and colleges, teachers and students, young and old all make use of networking sites to connect with people electronically to share pictures, information, course work, and common interests.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Work, People, Information, Old, Students, Teachers)

Parochial schools in the United States are also responsible for educating students from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, including many who are non-Catholic.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Schools, states, Students, United)

My students frequently ask what their next project should be. My advice: immerse yourself in the music you love and you will find what you want to do; you will discover your next project.
- Lukas Foss
(Keywords: Love, Music, Project, Students, Want, Will)

We must be both more conservative and more liberal than most students of Christian worship: conservative in holding exclusively to God's commands in Scripture as our rule of worship, and liberal in defending the liberty of those who apply those.
- John Frame
(Keywords: God, Christian, Conservative, Liberal, Liberty, Scripture, Students, Worship)

Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes.
- Milton Friedman
(Keywords: Knowledge, Ideas, Values, Athletes, Entertainment, Students, Understanding)

Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
- Maggie Gallagher
(Keywords: Money, People, Achievement, Kids, Parents, Poor, Satisfaction, Schools, Students, Teachers)

Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor.
- Elton Gallegly
(Keywords: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

It's a staggering transition for high school students that found they could study five hours a week and make As and Bs.
- John Gardner
(Keywords: School, Students, Study)

I learned that kids in show business are so different from regular, average students. They would gather behind you and help you to succeed in any way possible.
- Wally George
(Keywords: Business, Help, Kids, Students, Succeed)

This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.
- William Glasser
(Keywords: Education, Heart, Encouraging, Growth, Students, Understanding)



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